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Gary Evert Clouse

Gary Evert Clouse passed away to Oct. 1. He was born as the mighty eldest of seven children to Evelyn & Evert Clouse on Feb. 22, 1937. He spent 48 wonderful years with his beautiful wife Beverly (Bowler), before she preceded him in death in 2008....more >>

Lawrence "Bud" Taylor

Lawrence "Bud" Taylor, of Lake Orion passed away on Oct. 3 at the age of age 82. He was the beloved husband of Jean for 56 years, father of the late Susan and Felicia, brother of Bonnie Pettigrew of Arkansas....more >>

Gerald "Jerry" E. Lampe

Gerald "Jerry" F. Lampe, age 77 of Lake Orion, passed on Oct. 3. He was the dear husband of Lois (Long), father of Becky (Billy) Penley, Frank Lampe, Jim (Pam) Lampe, Jerry Lampe, Theresa (Brian) Altiman, John (Dawn) Lampe and step-father of Scott Robinson, Kelly (Scott) McKenzie, Shelley (Bobby) Galloway, and Crystal Long....more >>
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Born September 17th
1883: William Carlos Williams, poet, playwright, essayist and writer who won a Pulitzer prize for Pictures from Brueghel and Other Poems.
1907: Warren E. Burger, chief justice of the Supreme Court.
1923: Hank Williams, Sr., singer, songwriter and guitarist known for Lonesome Blues and Your Cheatin' Heart.
1935: Ken Kesey, author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Sometimes a Great Notion).
1947: Jeff MacNelly, political cartoonist, creator of the comic strip Shoe.
September 17th
in history
1939: With the German army already attacking western Poland, the Soviet Union launches an invasion of eastern Poland.The Polish submarine Orzel escaped from internment and went on to fight the Germans against long odds.
1942: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meets with Soviet Premier Josef Stalin in Moscow as the German Army rams into Stalingrad.The Krummer Lauf allowed German infantry and motorized artillery units to actually fire around corners.
1944: British airborne troops parachute into Holland to capture the Arnhem bridge as part of Operation Market-Garden. The plan called for the airborne troops to be relieved by British troops, but they were left stranded and eventually surrendered to the Germans.
1947: James Forestall is sworn in as first the U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Harry S. Truman relied heavily on Dean Acheson for his most significant foreign policy achievements.
1957: The Thai army seizes power in Bangkok.